Bracelet

This brass bracelet represents a fraction of the wide repertoire of jewellery made, worn and exchanged by highland communities in northern Thailand. Several types of bracelets with coiled, plaited and twisted forms were worn. This type is worn particularly by the Karen.The Karen people, live in Burma and northern Thailand. Their origins are still unknown.

Date/Period
Early 20th century
Region
Northern Thailand
Dimension
Object size: H1.5 x D6.5 cm
Accession No.
1993-00810
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Brass